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(The Bridge) – Tokyo-based Mobingi, offering a cloud automation service under the same name, announced last November that it had fundraised $125,000 from 500 Startups, and revealed soon afterward that it had additionally secured several tens of million yen (about several hundred thousand dollars) from Archetype Ventures and Draper Nexus Ventures.
Add in 2 million more yen (about $18,000) from Digital Garage and Mobingi seems to have raised a total amount of a few tens of million yen (nearly half a million dollars) in its seed round so far.
Mobingi automates management or maintenance (DevOps) of cloud services such as AWS (Amazon Web Services). Targeting SMEs that hardly manage to secure engineers specialized in system management, it provides an environment where engineers may easily focus on development works.
Mobingi appeared from the 9th batch of the Open Network Lab accelerator, in addition to also attending a preliminary of Slush Asia, held in Tokyo in October of 2014. Currently it is taking part in 500 Startups’ acceleration batch 15. According to the team, its monthly growth rate has been marking 300%. As of this March, the profit is estimated to be $30,000 and the total profit in 2016 is expected to amount to at $1.2 million.
Translated by Taijiro Takeda, Edited by “Tex” Pomeroy
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